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Sep 4, 2010 1:30pm EDT
project darfur group has also produced two documentaries which they use as educational tools. actress mia farrow is featured in one of them. >> we are now defining ourselves by our response to darfur. our response as human beings. >> the good part of it is that we're able to engage other school communities into wanting to do something to help. and normally, that leads to some kind of fund-raising that will help children and people in need. >> there's certainly small efforts that can be made on very local levels that can make a huge difference in this conflict. >> any little thing can help. just caring about it really helps, because to have someone care about it, yeah you might not be a public speaker, but maybe you'll go home and tell your family about it, who will then spread the word to more people. >> i know it's a way for me to kind of indirectly be involved in what's happening around the world. and that's very important to me. >> reporter: that's the type of thinking that's helping project darfur succeed. >> we have enough funding now to build a school. we've won a ton o
Sep 18, 2010 1:30pm EDT
shows us the correct way to save ourselves from choking. >> that and more, starting now on "teen kids news." ♪ >>> i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. the number of teen pregnancies in the united states is up. for the first time in 15 years more girls are getting pregnant and having to make some tough choices. felipe has more on this story. >> we talked to some teen moms and teen health experts. they agree more needs to be done by teens and adults to stop this growing problem. dayleen is all smiles when she looks at her 8-month-old daughter, jada. but when she looks back on sophomore year in high school, the year she got pregnant, she remembers this was not in her plans. >> i should have been more careful. i was planning to have a baby when i was older, like finish school, go to college and settle down and have a baby. >> how many pounds does she weigh? >> reporter: crystal is 18 and pregnant for the second time. she was 15 when her first pregnancy ended in month seven. she lost her baby. >> i wasn't taking care of myself at all. like i would not go to the doctor. i wouldn't -- not eve
Sep 18, 2010 1:00pm EDT
with the nicest drivers, portland, oregon. >> stay with us. there's lots more still to come on "teen kids news." >> we'll be right back. it's the first two-in-one lipstain and balm. the lipstain gives me a light flush of color while the moisturizing balm softens my lips. have you ever been bitten? new revlon just bitten lipstain and balm. >>> this book report is brought to you by claim stake publishing. meet gannon and wyatt wheeler. these twin brothers are globe-trotting explorers. >> we were really born into this project. we've been traveling since we were little kids and we're just really fortunate to have the class, the world as our classroom. >> their experiences are the basis for a new series of books called "travels with gannon and wyatt." the first novel finds the teen travelers in southern africa. >> the book's basically about me and my brother having a crazy adventure in botswana. >> the brothers go on a safari, visit local tribes, and get up close and personal with africa's wildlife. >> when you go on safari, you want to see the big five. the big five is the elephant, the
Sep 26, 2010 11:30am EDT
pays tribute. it actually helps to make us safer. >> whenever there's a loud noise, i've always been one of those people that runs towards the noise, versus away. that's one of the reasons i became a volunteer firefighter. >> erika: scott koen vividly remembers the events of 9/11. the planes that crashed in washington dc, pennsylvania and new york city. scott wanted to do something special to honor those caught up in the terrorist attacks. and so i developed a project called freedom plaza, which was to use the materials from the world trade center, and make a large north american bald eagle out of it, and it's on the size and scale of the statue of liberty. scott designed the memorial to stand where the world trade center towers had fallen. but the city of new york was already developing other plans for the site, and scott's memorial was not destined to be a part of them. then, late one night, he came up with another, even more ambitious idea. >> well, if we're going to use the steel and the aluminum in an eagle we could use some of the steel in a ship. >> erika: scott was familiar w
Sep 26, 2010 11:00am EDT
into all sorts of useful products. this pencil case is made from juice packs. this backpack is upcycled potato chip bags. >> i actually have a friend that has a pencil case that's terracycle, and i think it's pretty cool what they do, and it looks cool. >> reporter: the company is even branching out to fashion. >> i saw a doritos suit which was pretty cool, and they had a lot of different stuff that can be used from day to day just from trash basically. start thinking about garbage differently and realize that it's a raw material, something of value, not something that should just be thrown out. >> reporter: as you might say, "someone's trash is terracycle's treasure!" if you're interested in learning more, check out our website. >> stay with us. there's lots more still to come, on "teen kids news." >> we'll be right back. new revlon just bitten. it's the first two-in-one lipstain and balm. the lipstain gives me a light flush of color while the moisturizing balm softens my lips. have you ever been bitten? new revlon just bitten lipstain and balm. s who need assistance getting a
Sep 4, 2010 1:00pm EDT
>>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >>> they had their own fight for civil rights. we'll tell you how japanese americans heroically overcame their darkest hour. >>> i'll have a story on kids helping to heal injured birds. >>> i'll tell you with a website that will raise your iq and feed the hungry. >>> an amazing athlete works to inspire u.s. soldiers who have been injured in the iraq war. i'll have the story. >>> and there's more, just ahead on "teen kids news." ♪ >>> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we're going to take you back now to the early 1940s. world war ii was raging abroad. here at home, the u.s. government put into play a drastic policy. as felipe tells us, it was a policy that our nation would regret. felipe? >> jessica, it's a sad chapter in u.s. history. people of japanese ancestry, many of them u.s. citizens, suddenly found themselves the victims of fear and discrimination. although guilty of no crime, they were rounded up and sent far away to what were basically prison camps. >> so this is my gra
Sep 12, 2010 11:30am EDT
developed far away from the spotlight. newman helped start a camp called the double-h. felipe tells us more. >> friends, just in case you didn't know, the chipmunks, they're well on their way to earning a party this evethng because they've been well behaved all week long. so let's give it up for them! [ applause ] >> the double-h ranch is located in upstate new york. at first, it seems like any other summer camp. but this place is special. all the kids here are living with serious illnesses. >> we serve children with cerebal palsy, spina bifida, hiv, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia, and all sort of other disorders. but it's basically just a summer camp. we have everything that a normal summer camp would have. >> my favorite thing to do is swimming in the pool and horseback riding. >> we just got back from whitewater rafting. >> i do arts and crafts here. >> each summer, over 1,000 kids spend a week here. many are not able to attend other camps because of their special medical needs. at the ranch, doctors and nurses make sure that the campers stay safe while still having a blast. >> you
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